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2014-10-30 08:41:03

TORONTO, Oct. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Motorola Mobility becomes part of the Lenovo family of companies, and we are thrilled. Over the past two years we have transformed Motorola by focusing on what matters most -- consumers. We've made huge strides in bringing the mobile Internet to millions of people around the world and improving their lives through exceptional technology, experiences and value. While we're proud of the progress we've made, we recognize that there is still much...

2014-10-30 08:37:20

Loblaw's Expansion Adds Nearly 200 New Stores, Making At-a-Glace Food Rating System the Most Widely Adopted Program to Help Shoppers Make Healthier Choices PORTLAND, Maine, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Guiding Stars, the leading independent nutrition guidance program, today announced it is now the most widely implemented program of its kind in North America, helping consumers in 2,100 grocery stores and supermarkets in the U.S. and 10 Canadian provinces and two territories to make...

2014-10-30 08:30:24

Reaffirms 2014 Earnings Outlook PITTSBURGH, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GNC) (the "Company"), a leading global specialty retailer of health and wellness products, today reported its financial results for the quarter and year-to-date periods ended September 30, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110302/NE57701LOGO In addition to presenting the Company's financial results in conformity with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles ("GAAP"), the Company...

2014-10-29 23:17:11

Former RCMP Chief Superintendent Derek Ogden designs a level 10 secure facility with sophisticated pharmaceutical-grade security measures setting the standard for medical marijuana facilities in Canada. Ottawa, ON (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Spearheaded by Vida’s Chief Operating Officer - 27 year RCMP veteran Derek Ogden -- Vida Cannabis Corp. is leading the development of state of the art purity, safety and security in the Canadian Medical Marijuana industry. "Security at our...

2014-10-29 16:24:45

(All amounts expressed in U.S. dollars unless otherwise noted) Stock Symbol: AEM (NYSE and TSX) TORONTO, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (NYSE:AEM, TSX:AEM) ("Agnico Eagle" or the "Company") today reported a quarterly net loss of $15.1 million, or a net loss of $0.07 per share for the third quarter of 2014. This result includes a non-cash foreign currency translation loss on deferred tax liabilities of $11.3 million ($0.05 per share), other...

2014-10-29 16:24:31

CALGARY, 29 Oct. 2014 /CNW/ - The National Energy Board (NEB, or the Board) is making available $500,000 under its Participant Funding Program to assist landowners, Aboriginal groups, incorporated non-industry, not-for-profit organisations, and other interested persons to participate in the regulatory process of the proposed Enbridge Line 3 Replacement project. A higher amount may be considered once applications for funding are received. Enbridge Pipelines Inc. (Enbridge) filed a...

2014-10-29 16:23:19

MONTREAL, Oct. 29, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Canada's wind energy industry members today confirmed their desire to remain an active partner in Quebec's energy discussion as the Canadian Wind Energy Association's (CanWEA) 30th Annual Conference concluded at the Palais des congrès in Montréal. Quebec's wind energy sector has already generated significant benefits throughout Quebec, particularly eastern Quebec and Montreal. It continues to favorably position itself to serve new markets....

2014-10-29 16:23:00

Offsetters' Life Cycle Study confirms that copy paper made from agricultural waste is one of the most sustainable copy papers available VANCOUVER, Oct. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Offsetters Climate Solutions and Prairie Paper Ventures Inc. (Prairie Paper) have released an updated life cycle report that reconfirms copy paper made from agricultural waste, like wheat straw, as one of the most sustainable copy papers in the world. Offsetters, one of North America's leading carbon...

2014-10-29 16:22:55

OTTAWA, Oct. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, today congratulated eight organizations for winning the 2014 ENERGY STAR(®) Market Transformation Awards for advancing energy efficiency. This year's recipients have excelled in offering Canadian consumers the most energy-efficient products available on the market, helping them save money. The awards are presented to utility providers, manufacturers, retailers, advocates and home builders who...

2014-10-29 12:31:17

TICKER SYMBOL (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) MONTREAL, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) announced today the election of Domenic Pilla to its Board of Directors. Mr. Pilla currently serves as President of Shoppers Drug Mart, Canada's leading pharmacy and beauty retailer, with sales of over $11 billion, and more than 52,000 employees across 1,400 retail locations; he has held this position since 2011. Shoppers Drug Mart is a unique and independent...


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Hoodoo Mountain
2014-08-19 10:23:50

Hoodoo Mountain is flat-topped stratovolcano that is located in British Columbia, Canada and is part of the Northern Cordilleran Volcanic Province and the Pacific Ring of Fire. It is thought to be potentially active and was named for the needle like projections that protrude from it. These lava spines, or hoodoos, reach heights of 492 feet, making it the most distinct mountain in that area of the Boundary Ranges. Hoodoo Mountain is primarily flat-topped, which led volcanologist Jack Souther...

Canadienne Cattle
2014-07-14 11:38:56

The Canadienne is a breed of dairy cattle that originated in Canada during the 1600s. It also goes by the names Black Canadienne, French Canadienne and Black Jersey and are the only dairy cattle developed in Canada. It is believed the Canadienne is decedents of the Guernsey, Jersey and Kerry cattle breeds. In 1850 the majority of the cattle were Canadienne so breeding of them was discouraged. In 1886, a herd book was established and the French Canadian Cattle Breeder’s Association was...

Canadian Speckle Park Cattle
2014-07-14 11:28:41

The Canadian Speckle Park is a breed of cattle native to the province of Saskatchewan, Canada and one of only a few breeds of cattle developed there. It is a new breed, officially recognized in 2006 by the Canadian government. The breed association was formed in 1985 with the breed being exported to the United States and Australia. The breed's development began in the 1950s by crossbreeding a roan Shorthorn heifer and a Black Angus bull. The offspring became spotted and a new breed was...

HTT Plethore
2014-06-18 07:12:24

The HTT Plethore is developed and produced by HTT Automobile in Quebec, Canada. It is Canadian’s first supercar with its prototype being showcased at the 2007 Montreal International Auto Show under the name “Locus Plethore.” The Plethore debuted on February 16, 2011 on CBC’s The Dragon’s Den. It was pitched as Canada’s first supercar and the company was asking for a $1.5M investment. W. Brett Wilson and Robert Herjavec offered a partnership of $1 million, $500,000 in loans and...

Canadian Horse
2014-04-03 12:38:23

The Canadian horse is a breed of horse that was developed in Canada during the late seventeenth century. This breed was developed using French light and draft horses as well as some Andalusians, Arabians, Normans, and other breeds. The horse was eventually given the nickname “the little iron horse” because of its ability to withstand grueling work conditions. Initially, foals were leased or sold to clergymen and gentlemen farmers as property of the king, but population numbers grew so...

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Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.